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Museum launches ‘Give to Restore’ campaign

Posted July 15, 2016 by

Air Force photograph The Air Force Flight Test Museum located at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is currently raising money to restore the museum’s YF-117A. The museum took possession of the aircraft in 2008, and it was on display at the Blackbird Airpark in Palmdale, Calif. After four years, however, the condition of the aircraft…

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U.S. Marine Corps graduation

Posted May 19, 2017 by

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Carlin Warren Pvt. Tessa D. Watts, honor graduate for Platoon 4015, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parish Island, S.C., graduated boot camp April 28, 2017. Watts is from Tehachapi, Calif.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted December 18, 2015 by Bob Alvis

Wreaths Across America is a program we have been involved with at Lancaster Cemetery for the last seven years and it seems that each year something magical and inspiring finds its way around the hundreds of wreaths and veterans that are at rest there.

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First civilians graduate from Airman Leadership School

Posted February 19, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Base leadership and attendees from all over Edwards congratulated a new class of Airman Leadership School graduates Feb. 11 during a ceremony at Club Muroc, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Vets4Veterans group raises more than $10,000 for local programs

Posted February 2, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

The soldier was dying, and he knew he did not have long to live. That was why he was in hospice care.

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Students get inspiration at Salute to Youth event

Posted October 19, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

More than 2,500 students participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, where they had a chance to meet with industry leaders and learn what they can do to prepare themselves for future job opportunities.

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U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin demonstrate manned/unmanned teaming

Posted April 10, 2017 by

PALMDALE, Calif.–Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, the Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation have successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the war fighter. “This demonstration is an important milestone in AFRL’s maturation of technologies needed to integrate manned and unmanned aircraft in a strike…

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HT May 20

Posted May 20, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force Amn. Alashea Parker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an…

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Hometown Heroes July 15

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force A1C Blake R. Harris graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward…

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AV Ninety-Nines raise money during annual poker run

Posted April 15, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Scott Liefeld taxies out in his home-built Pietenpol Air Camper and won third place in the Spot Landing competition during the Antelope Valley 99s 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Poker Run Flight. The Antelope Valley 99s chapter held its 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Poker Run Flight April 3 at…

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